Assistant Director, Social Services Salary

Earnings for Assistant Directors of Social Services in the United States come in at around $52K per year on average. Work is enjoyable for Assistant Directors of Social Services, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The vast majority of Assistant Directors of Social Services (81 percent) who responded to the survey are women. Health benefits are not claimed by all — one-fifth lack any form of coverage — but a fair number have medical insurance, and more than half have dental, too.

$37,986 - $76,835
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$52K
$77K
MEDIAN: $51,751
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$11.15 - $24.66
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$37,986 - $76,835  
   
Total Pay (?
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$27,748 - $65,889  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 39
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.15 - $24.66  
   
Overtime
$18.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
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$27,748 - $65,889  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 21

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Job Description for Assistant Director, Social Services

Assistant directors, social services are responsible for assisting social services activities and providing support to the directors of their organization. They are in charge of providing individuals with necessary information about social services initiatives and answer inquiries as needed. They possess strong interpersonal skills to interact with a variety of people. In addition, they provide guidance in their department to increase satisfaction among participants of services. They research current social services trends and give insight regarding existing programs. They assist with transportation, complete interviews, review applications, and monitor participants. They report their progress to the social services director in their organization. These individuals work well with other social services professionals and share key information to reach all objectives in a timely manner. However, they can also work efficiently on their own with almost no supervision. They are dedicated to provide exceptional services to those who participate in social services programs. Assistant directors, social services keep accurate participant documentation for future reference. They are organized and pay close attention to detail. They follow strict ethical guidelines to respect participants' private data, and they communicate participants' responsibilities and rights effectively. They also develop strong relationships with people and comply with federal regulations regarding safety. They participate in departmental meetings to suggest changes in the workflow or social services plans to increase company recognition.

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Assistant Director, Social Services Tasks

  • Assist in planning and administering social service programs, completing care planning, discharge planning and community resources.
  • Help direct the Social Service Department.
  • Ensure that the emotional and social needs of the patients or residents are met and maintained.

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Pay by Experience Level for Assistant Director, Social Services

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $38K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $51K. On average, Assistant Directors of Social Services make $49K following one to two decades on the job. Folks with more than two decades of experience actually report lower incomes overall; their average comes out to a mere $45K.

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Key Stats for Assistant Director, Social Services

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Assistant Director, Social Services Salaries

Mid-Career
▲12%

Experienced
▲7%

National Average
$46,000

Late-Career
▼1%

Entry-Level
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 21%
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